Giro Rosa 2020: Elizabeth Banks solos to win, Van Vleuten still leader

Lizzy Banks and Eugenia Bujak are the attackers of the day. The British rider goes solo under the flamme rouge and powers to victory. Pink jersey Annemiek van Vleuten finishes in third to cement her GC lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage Giro Rosa 2020

1. Elizabeth Banks (gbr)
2. Eugenia Bujak (lit) + 0.07
3. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld) + 1.10
4. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 1.22
5. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) + 1.25
6. Liane Lippert (ger) + 1.27
7. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 1.31
8. Mavi García (spa) + 1.36
9. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 1.42
10. Marianne Vos (nld) s.t.

GC after stage 4
1. Annemiek van Vleuten (nld)
2. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (pol) + 1.56
3. Anna van der Breggen (nld) + 2.03
4. Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (den) + 3.03
5. Mikayla Harvey (nzl) + 4.21
6. Elisa Longo Borghini (ita) + 4.32
7. Ashleigh Moolman (rsa) + 4.34
8. Mavi García (spa) + 4.38
9. Marianne Vos (nld) + 5.29
10. Elise Chabbey (swi) + 5.36

Race report
After an neutralised attack by Ruth Winder the breakaway takes shape midway through the race. Elizabeth Banks and Eugenia Bujak open up a maximum gap of almost 6 minutes. Silvia Valsecchi and Rachel Neylan try to track the two leaders down, but without success.

Elizabeth Banks attacks on the cobbles of the last kilometre and powers to the win, while race leader Annemiek van Vleuten distances her GC rivals in the finale to extend her lead.

Another interesting read: route 4th stage 2020 Giro Rosa.

Giro Rosa 2020 stage 4: route & profile

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